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Your child will have a blast this summer as they explore all the fun and exciting things there are to do in the heart of the River Valley.

Preschool Day Camps (Ages 3 1/2 - 5)

Little Acorns

Little Acorns are nuts for nature! This preschool aged, half day camp will spend time in the beauty of Whitemud Park, where they will play games, create nature based crafts and explore the outdoors. By the end of the week, all Little Acorns will have an increased appreciation and love for everything nature! Please note: all participants must be toilet trained and comfortable using the bathroom. Parents/guardians are not required to stay.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
42-5 May 15 - Jun 21 9:30am - 11:30am Alfred H Savage Centre Child
$250.00
625199
Instructor: introduced in class
42-5 Jul 3 - Jul 6 9:00am - 1:00pm Alfred H Savage Centre Child
$145.00
625869
Instructor: introduced in class
42-5 Jul 30 - Aug 3 9:00am - 1:00pm Alfred H Savage Centre Child
$180.00
625870
Instructor: introduced in class
42-5 Aug 13 - Aug 17 9:00am - 1:00pm Alfred H Savage Centre Child
$180.00
625871
Instructor: introduced in class

Child Summer Day Camps (Ages 5-12)

Aspen Adventurers

We invite your child to play outside and unravel the natural mysteries of the River Valley! They can join us for a week of outdoor adventures as we go on nature treks to learn about the plants and animals that live around us, play games, cook some bannock, make crafts, and so much more. We'll even learn how to fish on the North Saskatchewan River!

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
8-12 Jul 3 - Jul 6 9:00am - 4:00pm Whitemud Park General
$180.00
625874
Instructor: introduced in class
8-12 Aug 27 - Aug 31 9:00am - 4:00pm Whitemud Park General
$220.00
625875
Instructor: introduced in class
Challengers I

Let your child take on new challenges this summer as they mount a bicycle each day and tour the River Valley. They'll explore Edmonton ponds by tandem canoe, go longboarding on the trails and visit Victoria Park for archery and group challenges. Think they'll have the land skills covered? We'll throw in a half day of swimming to make sure your child is just as confident in the water. Bikes and helmets are provided.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
9-11 Jul 30 - Aug 3 9:00am - 4:00pm Gold Bar Park General
$235.00
625880
Instructor: introduced in class
9-11 Aug 13 - Aug 17 9:00am - 4:00pm Gold Bar Park General
$235.00
625881
Instructor: introduced in class
Challengers II

Is your child ready for the next challenge? We'll mount bicycles every day and tour the River Valley. We'll explore and paddle the North Saskatchewan River in a voyageur canoe, reach for new heights at Vertically Inclined Rock Gym, and take on group challenges. We'll throw in a half day of swimming to make sure your child is just as confident in the water. Bikes and helmets are provided.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
11-13 Aug 7 - Aug 10 9:00am - 4:00pm Victoria Park General
$220.00
625885
Instructor: introduced in class
Duskbusters I

Be the ultimate camper! Figure out what it takes to camp out overnight under the stars. We'll practice outdoor cooking, fire making and shelter building. Camp-savvy leaders will provide tips and guidance throughout the week so you're ready for the Thursday night camp out. We'll even host a campfire for families so you can show off your new skills!

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
8-10 Aug 7 - Aug 10 12:00am - 8:00am Gold Bar Park General
$190.00
625920
Instructor: introduced in class
8-10 Aug 20 - Aug 24 12:00am - 8:00am Gold Bar Park General
$235.00
625921
Instructor: introduced in class
Duskbusters II

We'll help your child learn to be the ultimate camper! They'll figure out what it takes to camp out overnight under the stars. We'll practice outdoor cooking, fire making, and shelter building. Camp-savvy leaders will provide tips and guidance throughout the week so they're ready for the Thursday night camp out. We'll even host a campfire for families so our campers can show off their new found skills!

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
11-13 Jul 9 - Jul 13 12:00am - 8:00am Gold Bar Park General
$245.00
625929
Instructor: introduced in class
Jr Rangers Camp: Spring Break

Do you have what it takes to be a River Valley Jr. Ranger? Develop camping and wilderness survival skills like outdoor cooking, fire making, and shelter building, along with endless activities, wide games and crafts. Early drop off 8am - 9am Late pick up 4pm - 5pm Please bring layers of clothing, a lunch for each day & extra snacks! We spend most of our time outside!

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
5-7 Mar 26 - Mar 29 9:00am - 4:00pm Alfred H Savage Centre General
$150.00
625212
Instructor: introduced in class
Jr. Rangers

Does your child have what it takes to be a River Valley Junior Ranger? At this camp, they'll develop camping and wilderness survival skills such as outdoor cooking, fire building, and shelter building, along with a wide array of games, crafts, and songs. We'll even learn how to fish on the North Saskatchewan River! We will complete the week with a visit from a genuine Edmonton Park Ranger.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
5-7 Jul 3 - Jul 6 9:00am - 4:00pm Gold Bar Park General
$215.00
627919
Instructor: introduced in class
5-7 Jul 9 - Jul 13 9:00am - 4:00pm Gold Bar Park General
$270.00
627921
Instructor: introduced in class
5-7 Jul 16 - Jul 20 9:00am - 4:00pm Gold Bar Park General
$270.00
627922
Instructor: introduced in class
5-7 Jul 23 - Jul 27 9:00am - 4:00pm Gold Bar Park General
$270.00
627924
Instructor: introduced in class
5-8 Jul 30 - Aug 3 9:00am - 4:00pm Gold Bar Park General
$270.00
627926
Instructor: introduced in class
5-7 Aug 7 - Aug 10 9:00am - 4:00pm Gold Bar Park General
$215.00
627928
Instructor: introduced in class
5-7 Aug 13 - Aug 17 9:00am - 4:00pm Gold Bar Park General
$270.00
627929
Instructor: introduced in class
5-7 Aug 20 - Aug 24 9:00am - 4:00pm Gold Bar Park General
$270.00
627931
Instructor: introduced in class
5-7 Aug 27 - Aug 31 9:00am - 4:00pm Gold Bar Park General
$270.00
627933
Instructor: introduced in class
5-7 Jul 3 - Jul 6 9:00am - 4:00pm Whitemud Park General
$215.00
627918
Instructor: introduced in class
5-7 Jul 9 - Jul 13 9:00am - 4:00pm Whitemud Park General
$270.00
627920
Instructor: introduced in class
5-7 Jul 16 - Jul 20 9:00am - 4:00pm Whitemud Park General
$270.00
627923
Instructor: introduced in class
5-7 Jul 23 - Jul 27 9:00am - 4:00pm Whitemud Park General
$270.00
627925
Instructor: introduced in class
5-7 Aug 7 - Aug 10 9:00am - 4:00pm Whitemud Park General
$215.00
627927
Instructor: introduced in class
5-7 Aug 13 - Aug 17 9:00am - 4:00pm Whitemud Park General
$270.00
627930
Instructor: introduced in class
5-7 Aug 20 - Aug 24 9:00am - 4:00pm Whitemud Park General
$270.00
627932
Instructor: introduced in class
5-7 Aug 27 - Aug 31 9:00am - 4:00pm Whitemud Park General
$270.00
631669
Instructor: introduced in class
River Explorers I

Explore the depths! This week long adventure will have your child playing games, hiking, discovering the River Valley by voyageur canoe, and fishing on the banks of the North Saskatchewan River. We'll even jump into the pool for two 2.5 hour scuba diving sessions. Explorers can learn the basics of snorkeling and scuba diving in an introductory PADI Discover Scuba program (no certification earned by campers).

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
8-10 Jul 23 - Jul 27 9:00am - 4:00pm Kinsmen Park General
$320.00
626769
Instructor: introduced in class
8-10 Jul 16 - Jul 20 9:00am - 4:00pm Victoria Park General
$320.00
626768
Instructor: introduced in class
8-10 Aug 13 - Aug 17 9:00am - 4:00pm Victoria Park General
$320.00
626770
Instructor: introduced in class
River Explorers II

Explore the depths! This week long adventure will have your child playing games, hiking, discovering the River Valley by voyageur canoe, and fishing on the banks of the North Saskatchewan River. We'll even jump into the pool for two 2.5 hour scuba diving sessions. Explorers can learn the basics of snorkeling and scuba diving in an introductory PADI Discover Scuba program (no certification earned by campers).

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

Click register to check availability and to register, or call 311.

Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
11-13 Jul 9 - Jul 13 9:00am - 4:00pm Victoria Park General
$320.00
626777
Instructor: introduced in class
11-13 Jul 30 - Aug 3 9:00am - 4:00pm Victoria Park General
$320.00
626778
Instructor: introduced in class
11-13 Aug 20 - Aug 24 9:00am - 4:00pm Victoria Park General
$320.00
626780
Instructor: introduced in class
Saplings

Your child is invited to step outside and unravel the natural mysteries of the River Valley. This classic camp is perfect for the inspired young camper who likes to play and learn in the great outdoors. We'll go on nature treks, do picture orienteering, care for their own plant, learn how to cook bannock, play games, sing songs, and so much more! By the end of the week, your child will have a new appreciation for the outdoors.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

Click register to check availability and to register, or call 311.

Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
5-7 Aug 7 - Aug 10 9:00am - 4:00pm Kinsmen Park General
$185.00
626783
Instructor: introduced in class
5-7 Aug 20 - Aug 24 9:00am - 4:00pm Kinsmen Park General
$230.00
626781
Instructor: introduced in class
Trackers I

Your little camper can learn how to survive in the great Canadian wild! Campers will spend the week developing skills such as fishing, archery, navigation, shelter building and more. On Thursday, we will put the skills to the test and camp under the stars in a River Valley park.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

Click register to check availability and to register, or call 311.

Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
8-11 Jul 3 - Jul 6 12:00am - 8:00am Gold Bar Park Child
$235.00
627614
Instructor: introduced in class
8-11 Jul 9 - Jul 13 12:00am - 7:00am Gold Bar Park Child
$290.00
627615
Instructor: introduced in class
8-11 Jul 16 - Jul 20 12:00am - 8:00am Gold Bar Park Child
$290.00
627616
Instructor: introduced in class
8-11 Jul 23 - Jul 27 12:00am - 8:00am Gold Bar Park Child
$290.00
627617
Instructor: introduced in class
8-11 Aug 20 - Aug 24 12:00am - 8:00am Gold Bar Park Child
$290.00
627621
Instructor: introduced in class
8-11 Jul 30 - Aug 3 12:00am - 8:00am Whitemud Park Child
$290.00
627618
Instructor: introduced in class
8-11 Aug 7 - Aug 10 12:00am - 8:00am Whitemud Park Child
$235.00
627619
Instructor: introduced in class
8-11 Aug 13 - Aug 17 12:00am - 8:00am Whitemud Park Child
$290.00
627620
Instructor: introduced in class
Trackers II

Your camper can learn how to survive the great Canadian wild! Campers will spend the week developing skills such as fishing, archery, navigation, survival crafts and shelter building. On Thursday, we will put to their skills to the test and camp under the stars in a River Valley park, they can choose to use the shelter they built (camping tents will be available). Campers will even get to take home their own fishing rod and reel, courtesy of The Fishin' Hole!

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
11-13 Jul 16 - Jul 20 12:00am - 9:00am Gold Bar Park General
$310.00
627622
Instructor: introduced in class
11-13 Jul 30 - Aug 3 12:00am - 9:00am Whitemud Park General
$310.00
627623
Instructor: introduced in class

Youth Summer Day Camps (Ages 8-16)

Bike & Golf

This summer, your child can combine their love of biking and golfing by going on short trail rides in the River Valley and learning the basics of golf. Your child will practice their golf swings with an on-site PGA Golf Professional at the Victoria Golf Range and participate in various golf activities and games. Throughout the week, the campers will take bike rides on the River Valley trails. We'll even go swimming once!

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
10-13 Jul 9 - Jul 13 9:00am - 4:00pm Rundle Park General
$290.00
625878
Instructor: introduced in class
10-13 Jul 30 - Aug 3 9:00am - 4:00pm Rundle Park General
$290.00
625879
Instructor: introduced in class
Bike & Splash

Bike & Splash is an energetic camp that teaches participants the basics of trail biking with a bike specialist. Participants will learn how to travel in different types of road safety situations, and explore the trails in the beautiful River Valley. Three afternoons will be spent at the Queen Elizabeth Pool, depending on weather. Bikes and helmets are provided.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

Click register to check availability and to register, or call 311.

Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
8-12 Jul 3 - Jul 6 9:00am - 4:00pm Kinsmen Park General
$205.00
625912
Instructor: introduced in class
8-12 Jul 9 - Jul 13 9:00am - 4:00pm Kinsmen Park General
$255.00
625913
Instructor: introduced in class
8-12 Jul 16 - Jul 20 9:00am - 4:00pm Kinsmen Park General
$255.00
625914
Instructor: introduced in class
8-12 Jul 23 - Jul 27 9:00am - 4:00pm Kinsmen Park General
$255.00
625915
Instructor: introduced in class
8-12 Jul 30 - Aug 3 9:00am - 4:00pm Kinsmen Park General
$255.00
625916
Instructor: introduced in class
8-12 Aug 7 - Aug 10 9:00am - 4:00pm Kinsmen Park General
$205.00
625917
Instructor: introduced in class
8-12 Aug 13 - Aug 17 9:00am - 4:00pm Kinsmen Park General
$255.00
625918
Instructor: introduced in class
8-12 Aug 20 - Aug 24 9:00am - 4:00pm Kinsmen Park General
$255.00
625919
Instructor: introduced in class
Scramblers

Scramblers is a climbing-focused camp with an outdoor adventure twist! Your child will go on a series of adventures throughout the River Valley using GPS, slack line, survival skills, and orienteering. They'll challenge themselves at Vertically Inclined Rock Gym, where they'll go climbing twice. We'll finish off the week by completing a series of group challenges.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
10-13 Aug 27 - Aug 31 9:00am - 4:00pm Gold Bar Park General
$230.00
627591
Instructor: introduced in class
10-13 Jul 9 - Jul 13 9:00am - 4:00pm Whitemud Park General
$230.00
626788
Instructor: introduced in class
10-13 Jul 16 - Jul 20 9:00am - 4:00pm Whitemud Park General
$230.00
626789
Instructor: introduced in class
10-13 Jul 23 - Jul 27 9:00am - 4:00pm Whitemud Park General
$230.00
626790
Instructor: introduced in class
10-13 Aug 20 - Aug 24 9:00am - 4:00pm Whitemud Park General
$230.00
627590
Instructor: introduced in class
Explore Land and Water

Let your child experience a fun day biking on the River Valley Trails. Campers will get to experience canoing in the River Valley and longboard on the trails! All equipment provided.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
8-12 Jul 23 - Jul 23 9:00am - 4:00pm Gold Bar Park General
$50.00
631088
Instructor: introduced in class
Fish and Swim

Your child will try out fishing for a day at the North Saskatchewan River. They will also get to do some fun fishing crafts and learn how to cast on the river. Campers will then be visiting Hardisty Pool to cool off for the rest of the day.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
8-12 Jul 4 - Jul 4 9:00am - 4:00pm Gold Bar Park General
$50.00
627852
Instructor: introduced in class
8-12 Jul 25 - Jul 25 9:00am - 4:00pm Gold Bar Park General
$50.00
629212
Instructor: introduced in class
8-12 Aug 8 - Aug 8 9:00am - 4:00pm Gold Bar Park General
$50.00
628362
Instructor: introduced in class
Ride The Valley

Let your child experience a fun day biking on the River Valley Trails. Campers will learn how to travel in different types of road safety situations, and go on long trail rides in the beautiful River Valley. Campers will get a chance to visit some River Valley parks which will give them a chance to stretch their legs and play some fun outdoor games. Bikes and helmets will be provided.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

Click register to check availability and to register, or call 311.

Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
8-12 Jul 5 - Jul 5 9:00am - 4:00pm Gold Bar Park General
$50.00
627853
Instructor: introduced in class
8-12 Jul 26 - Jul 26 9:00am - 4:00pm Gold Bar Park General
$50.00
629213
Instructor: introduced in class
8-12 Aug 9 - Aug 9 9:00am - 4:00pm Gold Bar Park General
$50.00
628363
Instructor: introduced in class
Survive The Wild

Learn how to survive the great Canadian wild! Campers will spend the day learning new survival skills such as navigation, shelter building and more. Campers will learn no trace camping skills such as fire building and outdoor cooking. Your child will be eager to go camping and show off their new skills once the day is done.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
8-12 Jul 6 - Jul 6 9:00am - 4:00pm Gold Bar Park General
$50.00
627854
Instructor: introduced in class
8-12 Jul 27 - Jul 27 9:00am - 4:00pm Gold Bar Park General
$50.00
629214
Instructor: introduced in class
8-12 Aug 10 - Aug 10 9:00am - 4:00pm Gold Bar Park General
$50.00
628364
Instructor: introduced in class
Voyageur for a Day

Your child will enjoy their day down as they voyage the North Saskatchewan River and discover a trip through time and learn about what it took to be a Canadian Voyageur. Campers will be bussed to Laurier Park to start their voyage all the way to Capilano Park.

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
8-12 Jul 3 - Jul 3 9:00am - 4:00pm Gold Bar Park General
$70.00
627851
Instructor: introduced in class
8-12 Jul 24 - Jul 24 9:00am - 4:00pm Gold Bar Park General
$70.00
629211
Instructor: introduced in class
8-12 Aug 7 - Aug 7 9:00am - 4:00pm Gold Bar Park General
$70.00
628361
Instructor: introduced in class
Voyageurs

This is the most advanced of our camps and focuses on fostering leadership skills. Learn paddling techniques through tandem, voyageur canoeing and stand-up paddle boarding. Hone your no trace camping skills such as fire building, outdoor cooking, knot tying and shelter building. On Thursday, we'll set out for a voyageur canoe trip down the North Saskatchewan with an overnight camping experience along the banks in one of our River Valley Parks. Try out your new leadership skills by leading an activity that you've designed with younger participants from another camp!

Course prices may vary due to varying course lengths, number of sessions, option to purchase materials, etc.

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Ages Date Time Location Fees Course Code
13-15 Jul 30 - Aug 3 9:00am - 4:00pm Gold Bar Park General
$310.00
627850
Instructor: introduced in class

Interested in other camps? Come and have a great experience this summer at any one of the City's day camps!

For More Information

River Valley Programs

City of Edmonton
Circle Square
11808 St Albert Trail
Edmonton AB  T5L 4G4

Telephone

River Valley Day Camps
780-496-2981

 

To Register:
In Edmonton: 311 
Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

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